Both Congress and voters are starting to see some of the economic upsides to keeping energy production stateside–and here’s why that’s a good thing.
In the US, the energy market can be split up into three tiers: Coal and natural gas are the major drivers of energy, while nuclear power comprises the entire second tier and solar and wind power make up the third.
Major coal miner Cloud Peak Energy is expanding its horizons in the face of tough opposition to two new port gateways to the East.
Extreme winter weather causes trouble in transporting coal from one of the United States’ largest coal deposits.
In the first of Steve Vitale’s blogs, he explains how the relationship between energy and the economy is becoming more complex than before and what knock-on effects this will have